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Tito Ortiz

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Cited by film producer Jeff Most as "The next Vin Diesel", Tito delivers the audience as well as the sheer acting talent. The most electrifying Ultimate Fighting competitor alive today, as intimidating as Tito is in the ring, outside he is an unparalleled fan favorite. A dynamic speaker, Tito's popularity with the fans made for a natural move into other media. He frequently appears on talk shows and in magazine articles and stars in the popular video game, "UFC: Tapout" on Xbox. Having made a cameo appearance in Jet Li's Cradle 2 the Grave, Tito recently delivered a breakout performance with his first starring role, opposite Edward Furlong, David Boreanaz, and Dennis Hopper, in The Crow: Wicked Prayer, scheduled for release in early 2005.But life for "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" wasn't always this good, and even as he soars to the top, Tito has never forgotten his roots. The child of two drug-addicted parents, in high school Tito chose wrestling over drugs and gangs, and excelled. He went on to compete at the college level and earned two consecutive titles as California State Wrestling Champion before making the shift to Ultimate Fighting...where he became the world champion less than two years after entering the sport.Today, as he balances his time between fighting, acting, running his clothing line, "Punishment Athletics", and developing his new game for Xbox, Tito also regularly prioritizes working with inner city children; motivating kids to stay in school, to stay away from drugs and gangs, and to pursue their dreams, no matter what their current situation; and, through his foundation, Tito supports children's charity initiatives and raises money to establish better after-school athletic programs in neighborhoods like the one he came from.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Tito Ortiz -- THE SMASHED PORSCHE ... After DUI Crash

Tito Ortiz
THE SMASHED PORSCHE ... After DUI Crash

TMZ Sports has obtained the photos of Tito Ortiz's battered Porsche, which the former MMA fighter crashed into a median while allegedly driving drunk last week. As we previously reported, Ortiz… READ MORE >

Jenna Jameson -- Tito Ortiz Will Hang Himself (Figuratively)

Jenna Jameson
Tito Ortiz Will Hang Himself (Figuratively)

Jenna Jameson is slamming Tito Ortiz for his DUI bust ... claiming he's putting their children in danger while committing public relations suicide.  Jenna thinks Tito's arrest after… READ MORE >

- 929 days ago
Tito Ortiz -- ARRESTED FOR DUI

Tito Ortiz
BUSTED FOR DUI

Ex-UFC fighter Tito Ortiz was arrested for DUI in L.A. this morning after crashing his Porsche on the 405 Freeway ... TMZ Sports has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us ... the 38-year-old… READ MORE >

- 930 days ago
Jenna Jameson -- I Want Rampage Jackson to Kill Tito Ortiz ... Even Though They're Not Fighting

Jenna Jameson
I Want Rampage to Kill Tito Even Though They're Not Fighting

Jenna Jameson is now riding Rampage Jackson's bandwagon, hard ... and wants to see her ex Tito Ortiz go down -- because apparently she doesn't know he's already down.Jenna was partying in… READ MORE >

- 986 days ago
Jenna Jameson -- WHACKED OUT ... Live TV Segment Cut Short Over Bizarre Behavior

Jenna Jameson
WHACKED OUT Live TV Segment Cut Short Over Bizarre Behavior

Jenna Jameson was a MESS during a live TV interview this morning ... slurring and stumbling as if she was wasted on-air ... and it was so bad, sources tell TMZ that producers cut her segment… READ MORE >

- 1007 days ago
Tito Ortiz -- Screw UFC ... Bellator Gots My Back Now!

Tito Ortiz
Screw UFC Bellator Gots My Back Now!

MMA legend Tito Ortiz is no stranger to bad breakups ... and tells TMZ he's moved on from the UFC because he knows Dana White ain't lookin' to bury the hatchet anytime soon.  Dana and Tito… READ MORE >

- 1071 days ago
Tito Ortiz -- Before Jenna Jameson Bashes Me on TV, Know This ... She's A LIAR

Tito Ortiz
Before Jenna Bashes Me on TV, Know This ... She's A LIAR

Tito Ortiz is scrambling to protect his reputation in the face of a public smear campaign ... helmed by his baby mama Jenna Jameson -- telling TMZ, whatever she's about to say on TV is bound to be… READ MORE >

- 1081 days ago
Tito Ortiz -- Jenna Jameson's LYING ... I'm Not a Drug-Abusing Wife-Beater

Tito Ortiz
Jenna's LYING I'm Not a Drug-Abusing Wife-Beater

UFC legend Tito Ortiz claims Jenna Jameson is lying through her teeth ... telling TMZ her allegations that he physically attacked her while abusing drugs are complete B.S.. Jenna went on a… READ MORE >

- 1150 days ago
Jenna Jameson Says Goodbye to Her Kids

Jenna Jameson
Says Goodbye To Her Twins

Jenna Jameson is a mess ... so much so her kids are now under the sole care of their dad.Sources close to Jenna tell TMZ ... Tito Ortiz had major concerns about Jenna's ability to care for their… READ MORE >

- 1198 days ago
Tito Ortiz -- Forrest Griffin Is a TERRIBLE Role Model

Tito Ortiz
Forrest Griffin Is a TERRIBLE Role Model

Tito Ortiz is coming out swinging against the guy that beat him into retirement -- telling TMZ, Forrest Griffin's use of testosterone before the fight sets a terrible example for kids ... and UFC… READ MORE >

- 1459 days ago

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